User group rights

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The following is a list of user groups defined on this wiki, with their associated access rights. There may be additional information about individual rights.

Legend:

  • Granted right
  • Revoked right
GroupRights
(all)
  • Create discussion pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">createtalk</span>)
  • Create new user accounts (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">createaccount</span>)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">createpage</span>)
  • Edit pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">edit</span>)
  • Edit your own preferences (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editmyoptions</span>)
  • Edit your own private data (e.g. email address, real name) (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editmyprivateinfo</span>)
  • Edit your own user CSS files (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editmyusercss</span>)
  • Edit your own user JavaScript files (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editmyuserjs</span>)
  • Edit your own watchlist. Note some actions will still add pages even without this right. (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editmywatchlist</span>)
  • Read pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">read</span>)
  • Use of the write API (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">writeapi</span>)
  • View your own private data (e.g. email address, real name) (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">viewmyprivateinfo</span>)
  • View your own watchlist (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">viewmywatchlist</span>)
Autoconfirmed users
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editsemiprotected</span>)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">autoconfirmed</span>)
Bots
(list of members)
  • Be treated as an automated process (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">bot</span>)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editsemiprotected</span>)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">autopatrol</span>)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">autoconfirmed</span>)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">suppressredirect</span>)
  • Not have minor edits to discussion pages trigger the new messages prompt (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">nominornewtalk</span>)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">skipcaptcha</span>)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">apihighlimits</span>)
  • Use of the write API (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">writeapi</span>)
Bureaucrats
(list of members)
  • Delete and undelete specific log entries (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">deletelogentry</span>)
  • Delete and undelete specific revisions of pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">deleterevision</span>)
  • Edit all user rights (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">userrights</span>)
  • Merge users (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">usermerge</span>)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">noratelimit</span>)
Administrators
(list of members)
  • Block a user from sending email (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">blockemail</span>)
  • Block other users from editing (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">block</span>)
  • Bypass IP blocks, auto-blocks and range blocks (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">ipblock-exempt</span>)
  • Bypass automatic blocks of proxies (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">proxyunbannable</span>)
  • Change protection levels and edit cascade-protected pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">protect</span>)
  • Create new user accounts (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">createaccount</span>)
  • Delete pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">delete</span>)
  • Delete pages with large histories (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">bigdelete</span>)
  • Edit other users' CSS files (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editusercss</span>)
  • Edit other users' JavaScript files (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">edituserjs</span>)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only administrators" (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editprotected</span>)
  • Edit pages protected as "Allow only autoconfirmed users" (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editsemiprotected</span>)
  • Edit the user interface (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editinterface</span>)
  • Have one's own edits automatically marked as patrolled (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">autopatrol</span>)
  • Import pages from a file upload (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">importupload</span>)
  • Import pages from other wikis (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">import</span>)
  • Mark others' edits as patrolled (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">patrol</span>)
  • Mark rolled-back edits as bot edits (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">markbotedits</span>)
  • Merge the history of pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">mergehistory</span>)
  • Move category pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">move-categorypages</span>)
  • Move files (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">movefile</span>)
  • Move pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">move</span>)
  • Move pages with their subpages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">move-subpages</span>)
  • Move root user pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">move-rootuserpages</span>)
  • Not be affected by IP-based rate limits (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">autoconfirmed</span>)
  • Not be affected by rate limits (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">noratelimit</span>)
  • Not create redirects from source pages when moving pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">suppressredirect</span>)
  • Override files on the shared media repository locally (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">reupload-shared</span>)
  • Overwrite existing files (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">reupload</span>)
  • Perform CAPTCHA-triggering actions without having to go through the CAPTCHA (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">skipcaptcha</span>)
  • Quickly rollback the edits of the last user who edited a particular page (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">rollback</span>)
  • Search deleted pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">browsearchive</span>)
  • Unblock oneself (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">unblockself</span>)
  • Undelete a page (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">undelete</span>)
  • Upload files (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">upload</span>)
  • Use higher limits in API queries (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">apihighlimits</span>)
  • View a list of unwatched pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">unwatchedpages</span>)
  • View deleted history entries, without their associated text (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">deletedhistory</span>)
  • View deleted text and changes between deleted revisions (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">deletedtext</span>)
  • blockandnuke (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">blockandnuke</span>)
Users
(list of members)
  • Create discussion pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">createtalk</span>)
  • Create pages (which are not discussion pages) (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">createpage</span>)
  • Edit pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">edit</span>)
  • Mark edits as minor (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">minoredit</span>)
  • Move category pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">move-categorypages</span>)
  • Move files (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">movefile</span>)
  • Move pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">move</span>)
  • Move pages with their subpages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">move-subpages</span>)
  • Move root user pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">move-rootuserpages</span>)
  • Override files on the shared media repository locally (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">reupload-shared</span>)
  • Overwrite existing files (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">reupload</span>)
  • Purge the site cache for a page without confirmation (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">purge</span>)
  • Read pages (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">read</span>)
  • Send email to other users (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">sendemail</span>)
  • Upload files (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">upload</span>)
  • Use of the write API (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">writeapi</span>)

Namespace restrictions

NamespaceRight(s) allowing user to edit
MediaWiki
  • Edit the user interface (<span class="mw-listgrouprights-right-name">editinterface</span>)